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44-84786 N51BS "Lil' Margaret"
sale, UK
P-51 Survivor 44-84786 N51BS
Status: Repairs
NAA Type: F-6D-25NT
Serial #: 44-84786
Transfered:
44-73822
Registry: N51BS
.. past:   N5484V
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History: 44-84786 N51BS "Lil' Margaret"

1945: 8 June - accepted by USAAF
1946: September - 363rd TRS, Brooks Field Texas
1949: Nov 25, sold surplus
1952: Michael Coutches, Hayward CA
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N5454V, 44-73822
1958: surplus, McClellan AFB, Sacramento CA
1958: Feb 17, N5484V, surplus, A.G. Anderson, Tulelake CA, $811
1958: Mar 03, ferried, Ferry Permit issued from Sacramento to Tulelake CA, by Joe Hammer
1960: Jun 13, N5484V, sale, Bernard Coski, Tacoma WA
1964: Feb 28, N5484V, sale, William Meyers, Ballwin MS
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1966: project-stored, (44-84786, 44-73822), St Louis MO, stored parts in garage and basement
1981: Oct 21, N5484V, sale, Henry Schroeder III, Danville IL
1981: Dec 24, N51BS, Butch Schroeder, Danville IL
1993: Jun 17, John Dilley completed first flight
Twelve long years of hard work and determination. One of the first authentic restorations down to every detail.
1993: Oshkosh WWII Grand Champion! Congratulations to all!
1999: GML, Kissimmee FL, A must see restoration. Worth the trip to see this Mustang.
2005: Oshkosh - still in excellent condition, still a must see.
2017: Nov 07, N51BS, Southern Aircraft Consultancy Inc, UK
2018: May 22, N51BS, first flight after reassembly by Air Leasing in Sywell.
2018: May 25, N51BS, take-off accident, Woodchurch aerodrome UK, new owner OK
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